‘I get on the wrong one because they are all orange’ – The Word on the Street on the Overground rebrand

The Word on the Street. Pics: Megan Rickard and Anesu Ngwenya. Design: Megan Rickard.

Words by Megan Rickard and Anesu Ngwenya.

The London Overground consisting of over 100 stations, including many within the Eastlondonlines boroughs has been given a makeover. With the new rebranding, the six rail lines have been allocated colours along with brand-new names.

The capital’s rich and diverse history inspired the new colours and names. Pic: TfL.

You can read more about the rebrand on ELL here.

The debates as to whether this rebrand was necessary, and the controversy over the new names bring us to the question of what people think of it.

Eastlondonlines went to the streets of New Cross to hear the local people’s thoughts.

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